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Minor earthquake, 2.87 mag was detected near Old Faithful Geyser in Wyoming



Earthquake location 44.2999992S, -110.8528366WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) was reported 17 km S of Old Faithful Geyser, Wyoming (11 miles) on Saturday. Event id: uu60246847. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: uu60246847. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2 km (1 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/09/17 / 2017-09-17 05:38:44 / September 17, 2017 @ 5:38 am. The temblor was reported at 22:38:44 / 10:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -110.8528366 West, latitude 44.2999992 North, depth = 2 km.

In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 17 km S of Old Faithful Geyser, Wyoming.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.87 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -110.8528366° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 44.2999992° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 17km S of Old Faithful Geyser, Wyoming Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-09-17 05:38:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-17 05:46:53 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status automatic Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 127 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network uu The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,uu, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 41 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2201 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.63 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 56 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID uu60246847 Id of event.
Event Code 60246847 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uu60246847, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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